Village in Jorhat to boycott Lok Sabha elections

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Village in Jorhat to boycott Lok Sabha elections

G Plus News | April 11, 2019 12:52 hrs

GUWAHATI: Upper Assam is going to polls today, April 11. People from five constituencies in the state- Tezpur, Kalibor, Jorhat, Dibrugarh and Lakhimpur will head out to cast their votes, but not the residents of Chinatoli village in Jorhat constituency. 

Based on a report by Scroll.in, they are boycotting the elections as they never got a road leading up to their village. 

A local from the village said that both BJP and Congress have come to power in their constituency in the past years, but neither of them have been able to provide a road for the village and thus, they do not want to vote as it does them no good. 

Chinatoli village falls in the Mariani Assembly constituency. 

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Road to Chinatoli village in Jorhat

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